Royal Gunpowder Mills
Set in 170 acres of natural parkland and boasting 20 buildings of major historic importance, the site mixes fascinating history, exciting science and beautiful surroundings to produce a magical day out for all the family. Established in the 17th century and acquired by the Crown in 1787, the Royal Gunpowder Mills has a very important place in both the history of Great Britain and of its home town of Waltham Abbey.
Heritage site, Archaeological site, Environmental or ecological centre, Industrial heritage site, Transport heritage site
28 May - 4 September 10.00 to 17.00(last entry 15.30pm)
Every weekend, Bank Holiday and every day in school holidays for children's activities (Whitsun half term, Summer holiday, October half term). Also open for VE Day Celebrations on 30 April, 1 & 2 May. Weekdays for groups by arrangement. Full education programme.
Child (3-15 years): £6.00
Child (under 3 years): Free
Concession (over 60's & f/t students): £7.50
Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children): £26.00
Family ticket (2 adults & 3 children): £31.50
- English Heritage